Mods, can these accidental duplicate threads I started please be locked?

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Ken Burch Ken Burch's picture
Mods, can these accidental duplicate threads I started please be locked?
Catchfire Catchfire's picture

Hi Ken, I'll remove the threads, but my permissions seem messed up right now so I can't do it right away. In the future, just send RW and I a PM rather than starting another thread I'll have to close or remove.

Thanks!

kropotkin1951 kropotkin1951's picture

Catchfire wrote:

Hi Ken, I'll remove the threads, but my permissions seem messed up right now so I can't do it right away.

Try not to ban yourself.

Catchfire Catchfire's picture

Honestly, I thought it was a crafty move by oldgoat. Finally, a way out!

Ken Burch Ken Burch's picture

What would your new name be if you DID ban yourself, Catch?

(next time I will send a pm...sorry for another unnecessary thread and thanks for the tip).

Michelle

No.

Michelle

No.

Michelle

No.

Michelle

No.

Michelle

(Ha, I amuse me.)

Unionist

Could the mods please open a thread to delete Michelle's duplicate posts and then ban her several times?

Thanks.

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Michelle

I've been trying to get banned for years.  YEARS. ;)

Catchfire Catchfire's picture

I would, but it looks like oldgoat has banned the banning tool. I need to make ritual offering to CAPTCHA before my permissions are returned to me.

6079_Smith_W

This running gag is turning into Kafka meets "Robespierre Guillotines the Guillotiner  after having Guillotined all of France"

 

Unionist

What do you mean, "running gag"? I've already almost forgotten about oldgoat banning himself.

 

6079_Smith_W

Unionist wrote:

What do you mean, "running gag"? I've already almost forgotten about oldgoat banning himself.

 

Kids these days.... if it didn't happen five minutes ago it's ancient history. No sense of continuity.

(Edit)

Though I should add, with all these threads glitching  back from the past, we'll probably have more reminders.

 

Maysie Maysie's picture

Yeah what's up with that? Seeing the Libby Davies thread on tat with my former mod snarkorama closing it was a bit freaky.

Catchfire Catchfire's picture

Heh. That's another feature of our new software. When a user flags a post on an old thread as offensive, it "updates" the thread and bumps it to the top of AT. Some poor fragile soul objected to a babbler's use of the word "fucker." I demurred, but it did mean we had to re-live the past briefly.

Unionist

Thanks for the tip on how to headline old closed threads, CF!

 

Ken Burch Ken Burch's picture

6079_Smith_W wrote:

This running gag is turning into Kafka meets "Robespierre Guillotines the Guillotiner  after having Guillotined all of France"

 

If Robespierre had "Guillitined all of France" wouldn't he ALREADY have Guillotined himself?  Did he glue his own head back on and RE-Guillotine himself just to make the punchline work?  And how would you Guillotine  yourself?  Did they have a remote for it?

6079_Smith_W

Maysie wrote:

Yeah what's up with that? Seeing the Libby Davies thread on tat with my former mod snarkorama closing it was a bit freaky.

Yeah, that's the one (though not the first time). It was kind of a neat blast from the past, I thought.

 

6079_Smith_W

Since you mention it, they did have to practically glue his head on. After he got shot in the face his jaw was only held on by a bandage, which they had to rip off in order to get the whole mess to fit into the humane contraption.

By rights the executioner only deserved half-wages for the job, if you ask me.

But in case you were wondering, that is the actual title of the cartoon.

 

Ken Burch Ken Burch's picture

OK.  And the fact that they taped his head on to chop it off again makes it even MORE Karfaesque. 

kropotkin1951 kropotkin1951's picture

Unionist wrote:

Thanks for the tip on how to headline old closed threads, CF!

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